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University of Alaska Fairbanks to host forest fair

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Fairbanks is hosting the 17th annual Farthest North Forest Sports Festival this coming weekend.The free event set for Saturday will feature...
Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...flippers from the animals that were tested, KNOM reported. But Gay Sheffield, a marine biologist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks marine advisory program, said she hasn't heard back yet about other samples that were sent in from the...
Regents nix UA tuition hike

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Board of Regents gave thumbs down to a proposal to boost tuition by 4 percent.
Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...areas is the chain-of-lakes country outside the window of the Silases' cabin.Tape, a researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks's Geophysical Institute, describes the Minto Flats seismic zone as a bowl of jellied soil the size of Mt...
Interior Alaska hay harvest dampened by wet summer

...resulting with hay prices climbing for Alaska horse and livestock owners.Alan Tonne, who manages the University of Alaska Fairbanks experiment farm, says that during normal years, the price of hay ranges from $200- to $300- per ton...
UAF to receive $1M gift

...founder Ladd E. Macaulay, Douglas Island Pink and Chum is giving an endowment of more than $1 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.The endowment earnings will fund a fellowship for fisheries graduate students at the UAF School of Fisheries...
Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

...writer for the Geophysical Institute. Since the late 1970s, the director of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has supported the writing and free distribution of this column to news media outlets.
In Petersburg, rainforest festival extends into space

...such a cool thing."Keynote speaker and geophysicist Robert Herrick, of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and Emma Marcucci brought the planetarium to Petersburg.On an earthly morning, Herrick ushered dozens...
Proposal to raise state minimum wage debated

...the sudden, we have government telling us we can't choose the wage at which we're willing to work," University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Sherri Wall said, adding later: "Be leery of other people making decisions for you, because...
NATO committee in Alaska to research Arctic issues

...Science and Technology Committee visited the University of Alaska Fairbanks and heard presentations on the possibility...Thomas Marino, R-Pennsylvania, said the University of Alaska Fairbanks stop was designed to gather research on Arctic...


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